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Herbal Testosterone

Ayurvedic doctors recommend gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) as a diuretic, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory treatment for painful urination, impotence, infertility, kidney disease, gout, and urinary stones. They also recommend it boiled with milk as an aphrodisiac. Chinese herbalists have used Tribulus terrestris (bai ji li) for over four hundred years to treat a variety of liver, kidney, and cardiovascular diseases. They say it frees stuck circulation by smoothing the flow of liver qi.

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Q & A: Bronchitis, Urinary Infections

YOUR QUESTION: I’m a student at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York. I’m sorry that I didn’t get to hear you speak there this year, especially since I’m interested in learning about chinese herbs and medicine. I’m starting out my practice by counseling several women friends of mine. One has an underactive thyroid, another a faulty bladder since childhood that causes recurrent infections today, and another suffers from chronic bronchitis. I’ve been researching and coming up with my own solutions, but I was wondering if you had any words of wisdom, to better help them. . LETHA ANSWER: In dealing with chronic problems like the ones you mentioned, it helps to refer to a body of health knowledge that provides a practical means of diagnosis not generalities. Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines observe the tongue and pulse.

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